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Arla M. Ruggles

Arla M. Ruggles

Cherry Creek-Ely_NV, United States

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Daily, I watch the winds of change sweeping away what remains of the American western culture and heritage, and the land that has produced them.

After many years of roving, I returned to my hometown: Cherry Creek, Nevada (population 20). My mission is to preserve as much as I can of that which will soon vanish, through photography.

All proceeds from my sales support my work photographing and documenting wild horses, and the range they inhabit. My territories include, but are not limited to Herd Management Areas (HMA’s) throughout central and eastern Nevada.

My work has been published in Nevada Magazine, JPG Magazine, and has been exhibited as far away as the American Chamber of Commerce in Vilnius, Lithuania. I am a founding member of Steptoe Valley Photographers’ Association, and vice chairman of McGill Revitalization Association (McGill, Nevada).


Join me at the Juried Invitational Exhibition…


Co-Curator: Seasons Of Light Landscape Photography Exhibition


Fury

(2011.FEB.12)

Triumvirate
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(2011.FEB.07)


Cold And Lonely
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(2010.APR.04)


Wild As The Wind
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(2009.DEC.28)


Indelible Memory
(2009.NOV.28)
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(2010.APR.18)

Home On The Range



Tea For Two



On The Move

“Linaji Award for Mastery of Nature Photography”
(2013.SEP.24)


Nevada Magazine Art Director’s Choice
(SEP/OCT 2012)

Glorious
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Mustang Trail
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Haunting
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Wisdom And Grace
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Winter Trail
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Western Luna
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Determination
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Mustang’s Miracle
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Aspiring To Glory
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ThunderBeing
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Eye Of Time
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Journey’s End
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Homestead Winter
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Standing Elk, The New Moon And Venus
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Moriah
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Thundering Hoofbeats
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Moment Of Illumination
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Cherry Creek Drive-Thru
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  1. Roses Grow On You
  2. Amazing Challenge Entertainment
  3. Cover Shots
  4. The Best Of Anything And Everything
  5. Before And After
  6. Flotsam & Jetsam
  7. Inspired By Life
  8. Mood and Ambience
  9. Mountains and Mountain Light
  10. Mountains Across The Globe
  11. Mysteries Of The Past & Present
  12. POSTED: No Trespassing
  13. Quality Unlimited Photography
  14. Streams & Stream Crossings
  15. Style! Class! Elegance! Excellence!
  16. The Great Outdoors
  17. The Human Condition
  18. Vibration In Art & Verse: VAVoom
  19. Volcanoes, Earth Geology and Atmosphere
  20. You Big Softy
  • Joined: January 2009

Journal

Check out SoJie 24!

MY WORK HAS BEEN NOMINATED FOR SoJie 24! / / On The Move / by Arla M. Ruggles /   /   /    Join me at the Juried Invitational Exhibition… /   / I am very excited to have my art selected, from over 75000 works of art, to exhibit in SoJie 24. SoJie 24 takes its name from the first letters of Solo’s Juried Invitational Exhibition. This month is only the 24…
Posted 12 months – 70 comments

Arla M. Ruggles Gallery in Host Hullaballoo

  /   / I am proud to have a Gallery featured in HOST HULLABALOO!, / celebrating the hosts of RedBubble. This 4th annual event / is produced and sponsored by the Solo Exhibition group. / / /   / Below is a clickable “tear sheet” from the Arla M. Ruggles Gallery at the 4th Annual Host Hullabaloo! / please click it to go straight to my gallery there. / View all o…
Posted over 1 year – 48 comments

"This won't hurt a bit ... "

“This won’t hurt a bit ..” / Please NOTE: I encourage unrestricted sharing of this image – especially with / press entities in Oklahoma, such as Oklahoma Bureau of Tourism, et al. / Despite outrage in Europe and elsewhere, over the discovery of misidentified HORSE MEAT in beef products, proponents of horse slaughter in the United States are rallying to support legislation to reopen slaughter hou…
Posted over 1 year – 1 comments

Wild Horse Field Reports from Eastern Nevada

In partnership with GrassrootsHORSE I am charged with the task of providing field reports on the many small bands of mustangs that I customarily follow, anyway — plus some new ones. The objective being to develop a more comprehensive body of information about our native wild equids — both before, and following BLM roundups. / I will add links to my blog as each report is made. / 1. …
Posted over 3 years – 2 comments